Cesare Alippi, born in beautiful Lecco on the Como lake, Italy, received the degree in electronic engineering cum laude in 1990 and the PhD in 1995 from Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Currently, he is a Professor with the Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy and Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland. Currently, he is a visiting professor at the University of Kobe, Japan, and the University of Guangzhou, China. He has been a visiting researcher at UCL (UK), MIT (USA), ESPCI (F), CASIA (RC), A*STAR (SIN).
Alippi is an IEEE Fellow, Member of the Administrative Committee of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, Board of Governors member of the International Neural Network Society, Board of Directors member of the European Neural Network Society, Past Vice-President education of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, past associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Emerging topics in computational intelligence, the IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, the IEEE-Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurements, the IEEE-Transactions on Neural Networks. In 2018 he received IEEE CIS Outstanding Computational Intelligence Magazine Award, the 2016 Gabor award from the International Neural Networks Society and the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Outstanding Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems Paper Award; in 2013 the IBM Faculty award; in 2004 the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society Young Engineer Award.
Current research activity addresses adaptation and learning in non-stationary environments and Intelligence for embedded and cyber-physical systems. He holds 8 patents, has published one monograph book, 6 edited books and about 200 papers in international journals and conference proceedings.